STAY Chat 6/16/22 Meet the Board

Online VA, United States

Join us for a STAY Chat on June 16, 2022 at 7:00pm to meet the new STAY RVA Board members. We will be talking about STAY's values and being part of a collective moving forward in whatever way we can. REGISTER HERE!   STAY RVA Supporting Together Area Youth RVA (STAY RVA) is a movement […]

STAY Chat 9/22/22 Is Standardizing Testing Effective?

Online VA, United States

Join us for a STAY Chat on September 22, 2022 at 7:00pm for our first STAY Chat of the 2022/2023 school year! We are honored to be hosting Nicole Jones (RPS 9th District School Board Member), Genevieve Sigel Hawley (Assoc. Professor Dept. of Education, VCU), and Garry Callis (Founder - Children of Light) to talk […]

STAY Chat 10/20/22 Intentional Parenting

Online VA, United States

We hope you can join us this Thursday at 8 PM ET to hear from Kai Banks (Mom & Community Advocate Professional), Florencia Fuensalida (Dir. of Equity Improvement - Virginia Community Voice), and Mike Kemetic (RPS Parent and Cultural Curator). This month we are going to explore how we meet the needs of kids. We […]

STAY Chat 11/10/22 Let’s Talk About Culture

Online VA, United States

  We hope you can join us this tonight at 8 PM ET for a discussion with Kim Gomez, Mike Kemetic, and Danny Gomez. This month we are going to explore culture and our guests will talk about their own experience/journey with culture. This is Part I of a two part series with the following […]

STAY Chat 12/8/22 Culturally Affirming and Culturally Honest Education

Online VA, United States

We hope you can join us this Thursday at 8 PM ET for Part 2 of our discussion on culturally affirming education. This week we will: talk about what a culturally affirming education actually means chat about what from our own educational experiences was affirming or not affirming and what we want to change or […]

Gratitude Party

A time to celebrate with folks who believe in the mission of STAY and support us with their time, energy and financial resources.

STAY Chat 2/16/23 Doing the Work: What Does That Mean?

Online VA, United States

We hope you can join us next Thursday (2/16 at 8 PM ET) for a discussion led by two long-time friends of STAY RVA and amazing community leaders in Richmond. Amy Wentz and Ashley Williams will share their thoughts on what it means to go about working for chang in the world. They will talk […]

STAY Chat 3/16/23 Possibilities and Opportunities

Ellwood Thompson's 4 N Thompson Street, Richmond

We hope you can join in person this Thursday (March 16, 2023) at 6 pm at Ellwood Thompson’s for an inspiring conversation with Art Burton and Rev. Benjamin Campbell. We will learn about the history of Richmond and the policies that have shaped the current education climate. We will also hear perspectives that offer possibilities and […]

STAY Chat 4/20/23 Live @ The Well Collective

The Well Collective 13 S 13th Street, Suite 100, Richmond, VA 23219, VA, United States

Building an engaged culture of community takes a commitment to honest conversations about both social and economic justice. Our power as individuals is magnified when we gather together as groups, families, and communities. This Thursday (April 20, 2023) at 6 pm we are partnering with The Well Collective and Restorative Richmond to provide a space to build the real […]

STAY TALK + After Party 5/12/23

Gomez House 3920 Wythe Avenue, Richmond, VA, United States

Join us on Friday, May 12th at 6pm for our annual STAY Talk and After Party! This year we are honored to be joined by local leaders Keisha Cummings, Olufemi Shepsu, B Lovee, and Kim Gomez who will share their personal experiences as engaged community members in our beautiful city. After the panel discussion we'll kick-off the After Party […]